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Slater, Dennis Eli, MD

Medical Staff Vice President, Backus Hospital





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Hematology / Oncology
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Internal Medicine

Hospitals and Organizations


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School
New York University School of Medicine

Washington University


Dr. Dennis Slater, is a medical oncologist on the Backus Hospital medical staff, medical director of oncology services and an attending physician in the Anticoagulation Clinic. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington University and a medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. Board certified in medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

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